Temperature-Dependent Mollow Triplet Spectra from a Single Quantum Dot: Rabi Frequency Renormalization and Sideband Linewidth Insensitivity

Date: 2014-08-28
Authors Yu-Jia Wei, Yu He, Yu-Ming He,Christian Schneider, Martin Kamp, Sven Höfling, Dara P. S. McCutcheon, Ahsan Nazir, Chao-Yang Lu and Jian-Wei Pan
Journal No. Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 097401 (2014)
Abstract We investigate temperature-dependent resonance fluorescence spectra obtained from a single self-assembled quantum dot. A decrease of the Mollow triplet sideband splitting is observed with increasing temperature, an effect we attribute to a phonon-induced renormalization of the driven dot Rabi frequency. We also present first evidence for a nonperturbative regime of phonon coupling, in which the expected linear increase in sideband linewidth as a function of temperature is canceled by the corresponding reduction in Rabi frequency. These results indicate that dephasing in semiconductor quantum dots may be less sensitive to changes in temperature than expected from a standard weak-coupling analysis of phonon effects.